PrimaCom, Germany’s fourth-largest cable operator, has taken over the cable network of Telekommunikation TV Service (TTVS) in Halle/Saale effective April 15, 2015.
Nearly one in four cable homes in Hungary receiving broadband internet now opt for high-speed internet powered by DOCSIS 3.0.
Belgian cable operator Telenet has announced it will add two new products to its internet product range as of January 17. Known as Fibernet 40 and Fibernet 60, they will be both based on the DOCSIS 3.0 standard for fast internet access.
German cable operators will add 700,000 new broadband subscribers during the year. About 40% of all new broadband homes connect via cable, according to the the Association of German Cable Operators (ANGA).
Wi-fi sharing technology Fon is to become a standard feature in Broadcom’s DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and gateway system-on-a-chip solutions.
Europe’s cable operators are taking advantage of efficiencies within DOCSIS 3 to deliver Capex efficiencies well ahead of their telco competitors, according to an analysis prepared for Cable Europe by Fitch Ratings.
Belgium’s Telenet and Germany’s Kabel Deutschland (KDG) have both announced the launch of very high-speed broadband access using DOCSIS 3.0 with speeds up to 100 Mbps.